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audible -- as in: barely audible
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  • His murmurs, however, were inaudible; and for a while he said nothing to any one.
  • Even to this inquiry she gave no audible assent; she simply let him put his arm round her waist—as she did so it occurred to her more vividly than it had ever done before, that this was a singular place for a gentleman’s arm to be—and in a moment he was guiding her round the room in the harmonious rotation of the polka.
  • And then he answered audibly: "Never in the world!"
  • Morris greeted this question with a reflexion which was hardly the less impudent from being inaudible.
  • But her father had expected this, and he was not constrained to set down her intellectual limitations as a tourist to sentimental depression; she had completely divested herself of the characteristics of a victim, and during the whole time that they were abroad she never uttered an audible sigh.

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  • She spoke in a barely audible whisper.
  • It was so quiet, our breathing was the only thing audible in the room.

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